T. Pat Matthews interview with Lizzie Baker

T. Pat Matthews interview with Lizzie Baker

Dates: 1937

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Baker was interviewed by T. Pat Matthews in 1937 as part of the Federal Writer's Project for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Baker relates stories about her parents' desires for freedom and attempts to escape from slavery. She tells about siblings she never met because they were sold away, and she expresses great love for President Franklin Roosevelt.

  • Extent: 1 item (3 p.)
  • Creator: Baker, Lizzie, ca. 1865. -- Federal Writers' Project. -- Matthews, T. Pat. -- United States. Works Progress Administration
  • Call Number: MSS 2881
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Interview must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 2881; T. Pat Matthews interview with Lizzie Baker; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2881, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was photocopied from reel 79 of the 920 microfilm collection. SCM 000 323. Andronicus Publ. Co., 1941. Five reels of microfilm were purchased for $115 in 1971.
Acquisition Information
Purchased from; Andronicus Publ. Co.; 1971.
Subject Terms
Civic Activism; Politics, Government, and Law; Slavery--North Carolina; Slaves--Emancipation--North Carolina; Slaves--North Carolina--Interviews
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS2881
Finding Aid Title
Matthews (T. Pat) interview with Lizzie Baker
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-29T04:10-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Baker was a former slave living in North Carolina.



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